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How Do I Find My IP Address In Mac OS X?

Question:

Where can I find my IP address in Mac OS X?
- Asked by Brent R. January 27th, 2011

Answer:

Go to the Apple menu on the top left of the screen in Mac OS X 10.6 and select System Preferences. Choose the Network panel then select AirPort (if you are connected wirelessly) or Ethernet to see your IP address.

Note: if you are connected to a local network this will only show your local IP address. If you are connected directly to a modem this will show your public IP address. If using a local network the easiest way to see your public IP address is to visit a service like What Is My IP Address?.

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